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1994 World Weightlifting Championships

1994 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1994 World Weightlifting Championships were held in Istanbul, Turkey from November 17 to November 27, 1994.Ranking by Big (Total result) medalsRanking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Snatch and Clean & Jerk)
List of artists who reached number one on the French Singles Chart

List of artists who reached number one on the French Singles Chart

This is a complete list of recording artists who have reached number one on the singles chart in France, published by SNEP since 4 November 1984. As of 30 November 2010, there is a total of 254 artists, including "featuring", who reached the top of the singles chart. Appears on the single cover as "featuring" Credited as Vitoo
Stereographic projection

Stereographic projection

In geometry, the stereographic projection is a particular mapping (function) that projects a sphere onto a plane. The projection is defined on the entire sphere, except at one point: the projection point. Where it is defined, the mapping is smooth and bijective. It is conformal, meaning that it preserves angles. It is neither isometric nor area-preserving: that is, it preserves neither distances nor the areas of figures.Intuitively, then, the stereographic projection is a way of picturing the...
Suspension (vehicle)

Suspension (vehicle)

Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two. Suspension systems serve a dual purpose — contributing to the vehicle's roadholding/handling and braking for good active safety and driving pleasure, and keeping vehicle occupants comfortable and a ride quality reasonably well isolated from road noise, bumps, vibrations,etc. These goals are generally at odds, so the tuning of susp...
Thalía

Thalía

Ariadna Thalía Sodi-Miranda Mottola (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾiˈaðna taˈli.a ˈsoði miˈɾanda]; born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, published author, actress, and entrepreneur.She has sung in various languages apart from her native Spanish, including English, Filipino, French and Portuguese. She is recognized as the most successful and influential female Mexican singer worldwide. She is often referred to as the "Queen of Latin Pop" by inter...
2001–02 FA Premier League

2001–02 FA Premier League

The 2001–02 FA Premier League (known as the FA Barclaycard Premiership for sponsorship reasons) was the tenth season of the competition. It began with a new sponsor, Barclaycard, and was titled the FA Barclaycard Premiership, replacing the previous sponsor, Carling. The title race turned into a battle between four different sides – Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle United.Arsenal clinched the title on 8 May 2002 after a convincing win against Manchester United at Old Traffor...
2007 Northern Ireland Trophy

2007 Northern Ireland Trophy

The 2007 Northern Ireland Trophy was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–11 November 2007 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland.In his third round match against Ali Carter, Ronnie O'Sullivan completed a maximum break, one of five centuries that he completed in his 5–2 victory.Stephen Maguire won his first ranking tournament since 2004 by defeating Fergal O'Brien 9–5 in the final. This Maguire's third ranking title.The breakdown of prize money for ...
Kalashnikov Concern

Kalashnikov Concern

Alexey Krivoruchko (CEO)Kalashnikov Concern (Izhevsk Machinebuilding Plant until 2013; Russian: Ижевский машиностроительный Завод) or IZHMASH (ИЖМАШ) is the largest arms manufacturer in Russia headquartered in both Izhevsk (Udmurtia, Russia) and Moscow that produces a wide range civilian and military weapons including assault and sniper rifles, guided artillery projectiles and a wide range of other precision weapons. The majority of civilian products includes hunting shotguns, sporting rifles...
List of Sailor Moon soundtracks

List of Sailor Moon soundtracks

Numerous people wrote and composed music for the Sailor Moon metaseries, with frequent lyrical contributions by creator Naoko Takeuchi. Takanori Arisawa, who earned the "Golden Disk Grand Prize" from Columbia Records for his work on the first series soundtrack in 1993, composed and arranged the background musical scores, including the spinoffs, games, and movies. In 1998, 2000, and 2001 he won the JASRAC International Award for most international royalties, owing largely to the popularity of ...
2008–09 Boston Celtics season

2008–09 Boston Celtics season

The 2008–09 Boston Celtics season was the 63rd season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA), starting out as the defending NBA champions. The Celtics started the season 27–2, which surpassed a mark set by the 1966–67 Philadelphia 76ers for the best two-loss start in NBA history. This run also included a 19-game winning streak, which improved a Celtics franchise record set in 1981–82. However, the Celtics lost seven out of the following nine games, and eventually f...
Geology of the Pyrenees

Geology of the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees form part of the huge alpine orogenic system. This 430 kilometre long, roughly east-west striking, intracontinental mountain chain divides France, Spain, and Andorra. It has an extended, polycyclic geological evolution dating back to the Precambrian. The chain's present configuration is due to the collision between the microcontinent Iberia and the southwestern promontory of the European Plate (i.e. Southern France). The two continents were approaching each other since the o...
Exhibition Place

Exhibition Place

Exhibition Place is a publicly owned mixed-use district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located by the shoreline of Lake Ontario, just west of downtown. The 197-acre (80 ha) site includes exhibit, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, monuments, parkland, sports facilities, and a number of civic, provincial, and national historic sites. The district's facilities are used year-round for exhibitions, trade shows, public and private functions, and sporting events.From mid-Au...
Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin

Sven Anders Hedin, KNO1kl RVO, (19 February 1865 – 26 November 1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia, he made the Transhimalaya known in the West and located sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers. He also mapped lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. In his book Från pol till pol (From...
2013 J. League Division 1

2013 J. League Division 1

The 2013 J. League Division 1 season was the 48th season of Japanese top-flight football and 21st since the establishment of the J. League. The season began on 2 March and finished on 7 December.Sanfrecce Hiroshima are the defending champions.Vissel Kobe, Gamba Osaka and Consadole Sapporo were relegated at the end of the 2012 season after finishing in the bottom three places of the table. Consadole Sapporo returned to J2 after only one season in the top flight, while Vissel Kobe was relegated...
Tripura

Tripura

Tripura /ˈtrɪpuːrɑː/ (Bengali: ত্রিপুরা) is a state in Northeast India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh (East Bengal) to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population. The Bengali Hindu people form the ethno-linguistic majority in Tripura. Indigenous communities, known in India as ...
List of former Hersheypark attractions

List of former Hersheypark attractions

Hersheypark (operating as Hershey Park through 1970) is an amusement park located in Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania. The park was formally opened by Milton S. Hershey on May 30, 1906, and it became an entity of Hershey Estates when the Estates company was established in 1927. From its opening in 1906 until 1970, the park was an open gate park. In 1971, the park was gated and an entry fee charged. This was the first preparations for the renovation project designed by R. Duell and Associ...
List of former Atlantic Records artists

List of former Atlantic Records artists

This is a list of artists who formerly recorded for Atlantic Records.Listed in parentheses are names of affiliated labels for which the artist recorded for Atlantic in conjunction with.
DNA

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (/diˈɒksiˌraɪboʊnjʊˌkliːɪk, -ˌkleɪɪk/; DNA) is a molecule that carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses. DNA and RNA are nucleic acids; alongside proteins, lipids and complex carbohydrates (polysaccharides), they are one of the four major types of macromolecules that are essential for all known forms of life. Most DNA molecules consist of two biopolymer strands coiled aro...
Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), also known as "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer who became a cultural icon of the 1920s. Dempsey held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1919 to 1926, and his aggressive style and exceptional punching power made him one of the most popular boxers in history. Many of his fights set financial and attendance records, including the first million-dollar gate. Listed at #10 on The Ring...
List of Clannad episodes

List of Clannad episodes

The Clannad animated television series is based on the visual novel Clannad by the Japanese visual novel brand Key. The episodes, produced by the animation studio Kyoto Animation, are directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, written by Fumihiko Shimo, and features character design by Kazumi Ikeda who based the designs on Itaru Hinoue's original concept. The story follows the main character Tomoya Okazaki, a discontent high school student whose life changes when he meets a girl one year older than he is,...
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series

2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series

The 2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series was the sixth running of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. It began on 21 March 2004 in Adelaide and ended on 5 December at Eastern Creek Raceway after 13 rounds. The series winner was awarded the 2004 Australian Touring Car Championship title by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport.The following drivers and teams competed in the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series. The series comprised eleven sprint rounds and two endurance rounds (the Sand...
Vasant Honavar

Vasant Honavar

Vasant G. Honavar is an Indian born American computer scientist, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics and Health Informatics researcher and educator. In 2013, he joined the faculty of Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology at Pennsylvania State University where he holds the Edward Frymoyer endowed professorship and serves on the faculty of graduate programs in Computer Science, Information Sciences and Technology, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Neuroscien...

List of Atomic Betty characters

This is a list of characters from the animated television series Atomic Betty.Betty Barrett (Tajja Isen) is the main protagonist of the series. On Earth, to most of her friends and family, she is a twelve-year-old typical middle school student who is highly athletic and loves almost every sport she tries. She also enjoys visiting her grandmother, daydreaming about living in the galaxy, singing in her band, goofing off, and hanging out with her friends. She is not afraid to speak her mind, eit...
MRT Blue Line

MRT Blue Line

The MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Line (Thai: รถไฟฟ้ามหานคร สายเฉลิมรัชมงคล) or MRT Blue Line (Thai: รถไฟฟ้ามหานคร สายสีน้ำเงิน) is the first of Bangkok's MRT system and the city's third rapid transit line, following Sukhumvit Line and Silom Line operated by BTSC. Opened on 3 July 2004, it runs eastward from Bang Sue Station in Chatuchak District along Kamphaeng Phet, Phahon Yothin and Lat Phrao roads, then turns south following Ratchadaphisek Road, then west following Rama IV Road to Hua Lampho...
2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship

2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship

The 2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship was the qualifiers for Africa to determine the two teams that qualify for the 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. They took place from 15 - 19 June 2011 at a temporary stadium at the Ain Diab beach in Casablanca, Morocco for the first time. All previous CAF qualifiers were held in Durban, South Africa.Nine teams, the same number of teams that participated in the 2009 qualifiers, confirmed their participation in the competition:It was originally announced ...
First Test, 1948 Ashes series

First Test, 1948 Ashes series

The First Test of the 1948 Ashes series was one of five Tests in a cricket series between Australia and England. The match was played at Trent Bridge in Nottingham from 10 to 15 June with a rest day on 13 June. Australia won the match by eight wickets to take a 1–0 series lead.The Australians started the match as firm favourites, having won the previous series against England 3–0; in the lead-up to the 1948 series, they had won 10 of their 12 tour matches in England, mostly by large margins. ...
2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20

2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20

The 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20 was the fourth ICC Women's World Twenty20 competition, taking place in Bangladesh from 23 March to 6 April 2014. The tournament was played in the cities of Sylhet and Dhaka – Cox's Bazar was originally intended to also host matches, but the venue was not available due to ongoing development. The tournament featured 10 teams, rather than the eight at previous tournaments, with all matches in the tournament accorded women's Twenty20 International (T20I) statu...
2007–08 S.S.C. Napoli season

2007–08 S.S.C. Napoli season

S.S.C. Napoli returned to Serie A with a stable funding from Aurelio De Laurentiis and a couple of exciting new signings in Marek Hamšík and Ezequiel Lavezzi. With those two quality players in the squad, Napoli was a reliable force, finishing 8th in the standings. Another surprising performer was defensive general Maurizio Domizzi, who scored 11 goals in all competitions, becoming the club's tied top scorer with Lavezzi.Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rule...
Freedom of religion by country

Freedom of religion by country

The status of religious freedom around the world varies from country to country. Over 120 national constitutions mention equality regardless of religion.The current government of Afghanistan has only been in place since 2002, following a U.S.-led invasion which displaced the former Taliban government. The Constitution of Afghanistan is dated January 23, 2004, and its initial three articles mandate:Article 2 of the Constitution of Argentina reads: "The Federal Government supports the Roman Cat...
Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra (pronounced [prɪˈjaːŋkaː ˈtʃoːpɽaː]; born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress, singer, philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. One of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses and one of the nation's most popular celebrities, Chopra has also gained recognition for her sense of style. She has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award, and five Filmfare Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Governmen...
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